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DependencyPropertyConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)


Determines whether an object of the specified type can be converted to an instance of DependencyProperty.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

A format context that provides information about the environment from which this converter is being invoked.

Type: System.Type

The type being evaluated for conversion.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if this converter can perform the operation; otherwise, false.

The DependencyPropertyConverter class only converts a string to an instance of DependencyProperty. Therefore only a sourceType of String returns true.

context is not used by this implementation.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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